New Brighton Beach, Christchurch

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#3 of 6 in Beaches in Canterbury Region
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  • Beautiful pale sand beach, best feature is the library at the start of the pier. One of the best public library buildings I have ever seen (and I am a big fan). Despite what some reviewers have said, ...  more »
  • Great beach for building sandcastles and then lots of fun paddling and swimming but beware of the waves with small children as they can be quite big even on a calm day. There are flags and lifeguards ...  more »
  • One of the most beautiful and peaceful places on earth. If you like a few people around, stay right around the library. It still amazes me that, by heading a bit south, you can have huge expanses of a...  more »

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